What is Gomusic.info?
Gomusic.info pop ups are a SCAM which uses social engineering methods to deceive users into accepting push notifications via the internet browser. Push notifications are originally designed to alert users of newly published content. Cybercriminals abuse ‘push notifications’ to avoid antivirus and ad-blocker applications by displaying intrusive adverts. These ads are displayed in the lower right corner of the screen urges users to play online games, visit questionable web pages, install web browser add-ons & so on.
The Gomusic.info web site displays the message ‘Click Allow to’ (access the content of the web-site, connect to the Internet, enable Flash Player, download a file, watch a video), asking the user to subscribe to notifications. Once enabled, the Gomusic.info push notifications will start popping up in the right bottom corner of the desktop periodically and spam the user with intrusive ads.
|Type||spam push notifications, browser notification spam, pop-up virus|
|Distribution||social engineering attack, potentially unwanted programs, adware, malicious popup ads|
|Removal||Gomusic.info removal guide|
How does your device get infected with Gomusic.info pop ups
These Gomusic.info popups are caused by suspicious ads on the websites you visit or adware software. Adware is type of malicious software that can cause issues for your PC. It can generate numerous additional pop-up, banner, pop-under and in-text link advertisements flooding on your browser; collect your privacy information like login details, online searches, etc; run in the background and drag down your computer running speed; give more chances for other adware, potentially unwanted applications even malicious software to get on your PC.
Adware usually comes on the PC with free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their personal computer has been infected by potentially unwanted programs and adware.
Please follow the easy rules in order to protect your computer from adware and potentially unwanted apps: don’t install any suspicious applications, read the user agreement and choose only the Custom, Manual or Advanced installation option, don’t rush to click the Next button. Also, always try to find a review of the program on the Internet. Be careful and attentive!
Remove Gomusic.info notifications from internet browsers
If you’re getting push notifications from the Gomusic.info or another scam web site, you will have previously pressed the ‘Allow’ button. Below we will teach you how to turn them off.
- In the top-right corner, click on ‘three vertical dots’, and this will open up the main menu on Google Chrome.
- Select ‘Settings’. Then, scroll down to the bottom where it says ‘Advanced’.
- Scroll down to the ‘Privacy and security’ section, select ‘Site settings’.
- Click on ‘Notifications’.
- Click ‘three dots’ button on the right hand side of Gomusic.info site or other questionable site and click ‘Remove’.
- Open Chrome.
- In the right upper corner, tap on Chrome’s main menu button, represented by three vertical dots.
- In the menu tap ‘Settings’, scroll down to ‘Advanced’.
- In the ‘Site Settings’, tap on ‘Notifications’, find the Gomusic.info site and tap on it.
- Tap the ‘Clean & Reset’ button and confirm.
- Click on ‘three bars’ button at the top right hand corner of the screen.
- In the menu go to ‘Options’, in the menu on the left go to ‘Privacy & Security’.
- Scroll down to ‘Permissions’ section and click ‘Settings…’ button next to ‘Notifications’.
- Select the Gomusic.info domain from the list and change the status to ‘Block’.
- Click ‘Save Changes’ button.
- In the top right hand corner, click on the three dots to expand the Edge menu.
- Scroll down, locate and click ‘Settings’. In the left side select ‘Advanced’.
- In the ‘Website permissions’ section click ‘Manage permissions’.
- Disable the on switch for the Gomusic.info site.
- Click the Gear button on the top-right corner.
- When the drop-down menu appears, click on ‘Internet Options’.
- Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab and select ‘Settings’ in the pop-up blockers section.
- Locate the Gomusic.info site and click the ‘Remove’ button to delete the domain.
- On the top menu select ‘Safari’, then ‘Preferences’.
- Select the ‘Websites’ tab and then select ‘Notifications’ section on the left panel.
- Check for Gomusic.info site, other questionable sites and apply the ‘Deny’ option for each.
How to remove Gomusic.info pop-ups from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
In the few simple steps below we will have a look at the adware software and how to delete Gomusic.info from Microsoft Edge, IE, Google Chrome and Firefox web browsers for MS Windows OS, natively or by using a few free removal tools. Read it once, after doing so, please bookmark this page (or open it on your smartphone) as you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your PC system.
To remove Gomusic.info pop ups, perform the following steps:
- Remove Gomusic.info notifications from internet browsers
- How to manually remove Gomusic.info
- Automatic Removal of Gomusic.info pop-up advertisements
- Stop Gomusic.info pop-up advertisements
How to manually remove Gomusic.info
Most adware can be deleted manually, without the use of anti-virus or other removal tools. The manual steps below will guide you through how to delete Gomusic.info popups step by step. Although each of the steps is simple and does not require special knowledge, but you doubt that you can complete them, then use the free tools, a list of which is given below.
Remove newly added adware
One of the first things to attempt for removal of adware is to check your computer installed programs screen and look for undesired and suspicious programs. If there are any programs you do not recognize or are no longer using, you should remove them. If that doesn’t work, then you may need to run adware removal utility such as Zemana Anti-Malware.
Make sure you have closed all internet browsers and other software. Next, delete any unwanted and suspicious software from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, press the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Select “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of applications installed on your computer. Most likely, one of them is the adware responsible for Gomusic.info popup ads. Select the dubious application or the program that name is not familiar to you and remove it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, choose “Uninstall a program”.
Select the dubious or any unknown programs, then press “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this undesired program from your PC.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an undesired program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Delete Gomusic.info ads from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of Gomusic.info pop-up advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox internet browser is redirected to Gomusic.info and you want to recover the Mozilla Firefox settings back to their default values, then you should follow the steps below. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
First, run the Mozilla Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Gomusic.info ads from Chrome
If adware, other application or addons changed your Google Chrome settings without your knowledge, then you can get rid of Gomusic.info pop up advertisements and revert back your internet browser settings in Google Chrome at any time. Your saved bookmarks, form auto-fill information and passwords won’t be cleared or changed.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the addon labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as displayed on the screen below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Automatic Removal of Gomusic.info pop-up advertisements
If you are unsure how to delete Gomusic.info popup ads easily, consider using automatic adware software removal applications that listed below. It will identify the adware that causes multiple unwanted pop-ups and remove it from your PC for free.
How to delete Gomusic.info advertisements with Zemana Free
Zemana Free is a program which is used for malware, adware, hijackers and PUPs removal. The program is one of the most efficient anti-malware tools. It helps in malicious software removal and and defends all other types of security threats. One of the biggest advantages of using Zemana Free is that is easy to use and is free. Also, it constantly keeps updating its virus/malware signatures DB. Let’s see how to install and check your PC system with Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) in order to remove Gomusic.info ads from your device.
Download Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) on your MS Windows Desktop from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After downloading is complete, close all applications and windows on your PC. Double-click the install file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana on your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, Zemana will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the following example.
Now press the “Scan” button for scanning your computer for the adware that causes Gomusic.info ads. This procedure may take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana AntiMalware is scanning, you may see count of objects it has identified either as being malware.
As the scanning ends, Zemana Anti-Malware will display a scan report. Next, you need to press “Next” button. The Zemana Free will get rid of adware that causes Gomusic.info advertisements in your browser. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
Use Hitman Pro to delete Gomusic.info ads
HitmanPro is a free removal tool that may be downloaded and run to delete adware that causes Gomusic.info pop-ups in your browser, browser hijackers, malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and other threats from your device. You can run this utility to search for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
First, please go to the link below, then press the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of Hitman Pro.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
After the downloading process is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will launch the Hitman Pro utility. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to run the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Next” to find adware that causes multiple intrusive popups. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your personal computer. During the scan Hitman Pro will search for threats present on your device.
When Hitman Pro completes the scan, HitmanPro will show a list of detected threats like below.
Review the results once the utility has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Next” button. It will display a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will start to remove adware software which causes the unwanted Gomusic.info advertisements. When that process is complete, the utility may ask you to reboot your computer.
Run MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to remove Gomusic.info ads
Trying to get rid of Gomusic.info advertisements can become a battle of wills between the adware infection and you. MalwareBytes Free can be a powerful ally, deleting most of today’s adware, malicious software and PUPs with ease. Here’s how to use MalwareBytes will help you win.
Click the following link to download MalwareBytes. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the downloading process is complete, close all windows on your PC. Further, open the file named MBSetup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up such as the one below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the Setup wizard that will assist you install MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click “Get Started” button. Then MalwareBytes will automatically launch and you can see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, press the “Scan” button for checking your personal computer for the adware software that causes multiple annoying pop ups. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your personal computer and the speed of your device. During the scan MalwareBytes Free will search for threats exist on your computer.
When MalwareBytes Free completes the scan, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you’re ready, click “Quarantine” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti Malware will get rid of adware which causes the intrusive Gomusic.info pop-ups and move the selected items to the Quarantine. Once finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) to get rid of hijackers, adware and other malicious software.
Stop Gomusic.info pop-up advertisements
In order to increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying ads and malicious webpages, you need to run adblocker application that stops an access to malicious advertisements and web pages. Moreover, the application can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
First, visit the page linked below, then click the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of AdGuard.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you launch your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop unwanted advertisements, block Gomusic.info, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that may be found on your desktop.
To sum up
We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop ups and intrusive malicious web sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your device for new adwares and other malware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Gomusic.info pop-up ads from the Google Chrome, Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox, then ask for help here here.